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Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
more than 53 million gallons of radioactive waste. from a democratic congressmember jesse jackson, jr. has a plead -- agreed to plead guilty to using more than $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. a federal indictment from prosecutors shows jackson steered donations towards purchases including music memorabilia and items for his home. jackson resigned last year after several-month leave to seek treatment for bipolar disorder. in a statement, jackson said -- he faces up to five years in jail and fines up to two and a $50,000. democratic senator bob menendez of new jersey is reportedly being investigated for allegedly having sex while prostitutes -- with prostitutes crossing at the home of a top donor in the dominican republic. he has denied the allegations and no evidence has emerged to back them up. he is already facing a senate ethics committee probe over his ties to the donor in question. new york city bus drivers have ended a months-long strike after failing to win concessions from new york mayor michael bloomberg. more than a thousand school bus drivers and matrons have b
Feb 21, 2013 5:30am PST
. >> former congressman jesse jackson jr. has pled guilty to misusing campaign funds. $750,000 were spent on personal use. flying ahead of the ceremony, [indiscernible] was held at the los angeles airport. it is his sixth business to america and he is the co- director of by a broken camera, surrounded by israeli settlements. the education system in indonesia has been plagued by bad teaching and high dropout rates. an innovative program is trying to fill the shortfall with smart, a young graduates in need. >> he is a long way from his home in the capital. a volunteer for the program with university graduate spending a year teaching at remote schools. the 23-year-old engineer lives on a volcanic island in a village nine hours from the local airport. they have a lot to catch up fund. they created techniques to engage with show and tell. one of 70 teachers station across indonesia. >> we have enough teachers. 66% of our schools do not have enough teachers. >> only two out of four actually attend classes. students say that having an experienced teacher matters. >> + i always do my homework and
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm PST
jackson said it about as appropriately as any - he wasn't going for the ham, or for the pie in the sky, or for the ham that am. and i really kind of think that's been, i don't know, somehow diverted in modern america-christianity. >> yeah, and i think we'll see that in a lot of religions. again, the beliefs and believers connection. i want to switch gears here, because i think we're getting rolling here on this idea of looking at religion. i want to talk about the six dimensions of religion, which is going to be the structure for our course, and appropriately, in our second class, we'll be looking at those as somewhat arbitrary structure, but ninian smart created the six dimensions of religion, and i found it very effective in looking at that. well, let's go through the six dimensions, and then we'll show a little piece on the mount of beatitudes, and we'll be able to come back and see where they come from. we're really moving through the course, and the first one we're going to look at is the experiential dimension - religious experience - and we've talked about that, how the idea of
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
, william henry jackson. together they selected the most impressive views. moran made drawings and watercolor sketches, blocking in forms d contours, quickly noting the colors of the terrain and the sulfurous deposits for which yellowstone is named. back in newark, new jersey, moran began what he termed his "big picture," "the grand canyon of the yellowstone." for moran, the spiritual, natural and aesthetic realms should blend to create a great impression. to that end, he combined different points of view into one dramatic panorama. moran explained, the precipitous rocks on the right were really at my back when i stood at that point. yet in their present position, they are strictly true to pictorial nature. my aim was to bring before the public the character of that region. narrator: reporting to congress, hayden suggested that the geyser region of yellowstone be set apart as a national park. congressman william kelly of pennsylvania also promoted the legislation, no doubt eager to please jay cooke, a prominent constituent. cookundetood the economic benefits for his northe paci
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